Building chicken coops for dummies / by Todd Brock, Dave Zook, and Rob Ludlow .

By: Brock, Todd
Contributor(s): Zook, Dave | Ludlow, Rob
Material type: TextTextSeries: --For dummies: Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Publishing, c2010Description: xvi, 293 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9780470598962 (pbk.) :; 0470598964 (pbk.)Subject(s): Chickens -- Housing -- Design and construction -- Amateurs' manualsLOC classification: SF494.5 | .B76 2010
Contents:
Introduction -- All cooped up : Flocking to your own chicken coop ; Beginning with housing basics ; Gathering your gear ; Deciding on materials ; Building your carpentry skills -- Constructing a coop : Preparing the site ; Laying the number : framing 101 ; Adding walls, doors, windows, and a roof ; Building creature comforts ; Assembling a run ; Plugged in : basic electricity for your coop -- Checking out coop plans : The minimal coop ; The alpine a-frame ; The urban tractor ; The all-in-one ; The walk-in -- The part of tens : Ten or so things novice coop-builders would have done differently ; Ten or so cool ideas to trick out your coop.
Summary: Whether you have a small city lost, a suburban backyard, or a rural farm, this friendly guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building a backyard chicken coop.
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Includes index.

Whether you have a small city lost, a suburban backyard, or a rural farm, this friendly guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building a backyard chicken coop.

Introduction -- All cooped up : Flocking to your own chicken coop ; Beginning with housing basics ; Gathering your gear ; Deciding on materials ; Building your carpentry skills -- Constructing a coop : Preparing the site ; Laying the number : framing 101 ; Adding walls, doors, windows, and a roof ; Building creature comforts ; Assembling a run ; Plugged in : basic electricity for your coop -- Checking out coop plans : The minimal coop ; The alpine a-frame ; The urban tractor ; The all-in-one ; The walk-in -- The part of tens : Ten or so things novice coop-builders would have done differently ; Ten or so cool ideas to trick out your coop.

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